1. A Turning Point for Sacramento Kings Rookie Thomas Robinson?

    Since being drafted with the fifth pick in the 2012 NBA draft, power forward Thomas Robinson has gotten off to a slow start to his career...

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  2. Ranking the LA Clippers and the NBA's Deepest Benches

    In the NBA , it's not just enough to have a solid starting lineup. The elite teams all get solid performances from their bench...

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  3. Isaiah Thomas Starting to Emerge for the Sacramento Kings

    The Sacramento Kings got an absolute steal when they drafted Isaiah Thomas with the last selection of the 2011 NBA draft...

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  4. An Open Letter to DeMarcus Cousins From a Concerned Sacramento Kings Fan

    To DeMarcus Cousins : After your most recent altercation with Sacramento Kings head coach Keith Smart— leading to an indefinite suspension , lasting two games—we, as Kings fans, are starting to become concerned for the future...

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  5. 7 New Year's Resolutions for LA Lakers

    A new year provides a clean slate. For most of us, it provides an opportunity to enrich our lives. It could be a resolution to watch our diets, increase our exercise, spend more time with our family or grow as a person...

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  6. DeMarcus Cousins and 7 Players Who Must Grow Up to Become NBA All-Stars

    Becoming a successful NBA player is difficult. First and foremost, it takes God-given abilities just to make it to the NBA. But once you're there, it takes focus, dedication, discipline and emotional maturity to become an All-Star...

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  7. Time to Dish Sacramento Kings GM Geoff Petrie

    The Geoff Petrie era with the Sacramento Kings has run its course. What started as a fruitful relationship for the first decade of his tenure with the team has turned sour in recent years...

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  8. 10 Signs L.A. Lakers Are Destined to Make the NBA Playoffs

    Even the most faithful of Los Angeles Lakers fans would admit this season hasn't started off as well as they'd hoped. This team was expected to compete for an NBA championship, let alone a playoff berth...

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  9. 1st Quarter Report Card Grades for Each Member of the Sacramento Kings

    It's safe to say that as a team, the Sacramento Kings have underwhelmed in the first quarter of the NBA season. Not that much was expected from the Kings to begin with, but even then, they've still found a way to not meet expectations...

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  10. What We Learned from the First Quarter of the L.A. Lakers' Season

    Now that the NBA season is in full swing, we've got enough of a sample size to make some determinations about what we've seen. That applies to the Los Angeles Lakers , who have had an eventful first quarter of the campaign...

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  11. What Must Absolutely Go Right for Dwight Howard to Re-Sign with LA Lakers

    In case you've been living under a rock and haven't noticed, things haven't been going particularly well for the Los Angeles Lakers over the first month of the 2012-13 season...

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  12. Defending Sacramento Kings from the 'Dumbest Team in the NBA' Label

    There aren't too many positive things you can say about the Sacramento Kings over the past few seasons. You can't call them winners, because they certainly haven't been doing much of that lately...

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  13. 5 Reasons the Sacramento Kings Must Endure DeMarcus Cousins' Immaturity

    We've learned two unavoidable facts about DeMarcus Cousins in the three seasons that he's played for the Sacramento Kings : He's an extremely talented player, and he's a very immature individual...

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  14. Who Have Been the L.A. Lakers' Most Disappointing Players So Far This Season?

    After a slow start to the season, the Los Angeles Lakers have started to right the ship. They've been playing better basketball as a team, and it's led to better results in the win-loss column...

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  15. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings: Live Score, Results and Game Highlights

    Despite a 38-point effort by Kobe Bryant , the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 113-97. For the Kings, their 54 percent field-goal percentage and their ability to force the Lakers into 20 turnovers is largely responsible for the win...

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  16. 5 Reasons the Sacramento Kings Can't Seem to Win in Spite of Winning Talent

    This was supposed to be the year for the Sacramento Kings . No, not the year where the Kings won the NBA championship, or even the year when the Kings returned to the playoffs. It was supposed to be the year the Kings returned to respectability...

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  17. The L.A. Lakers' Most Surprising Players of the Early Season

    As a team, the Los Angeles Lakers have had some surprising things transpire in the early part of the season. The team got off to a slow start and fired head coach Mike Brown only five games into the campaign...

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  18. Ranking Kobe Bryant and the Top 7 LA Lakers Shooting Guards of All Time

    A franchise with as many distinguished players as the L.A. Lakers makes it difficult to rank some of the team's all-time greats...

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  19. Sacramento Kings Must Stay Patient Through Early Struggles

    Patience is a virtue lost on most sports teams and their respective fanbases . That's especially true if you're the Sacramento Kings or a Kings fan and your team hasn't made the playoffs in six seasons...

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  20. 5 Troubling Signs from the L.A. Lakers' Early Season Games

    When looking at the big, season-long picture, there's a lot to like about the Los Angeles Lakers. They have an excellent starting five, an improved bench and the playoff experience necessary to contend for an NBA title...

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  21. Studs and Duds from the Sacramento Kings' First Slate of Games

    The Sacramento Kings have gotten off to a slow start to the 2012-13 season. It's not too shocking considering the team's lack of success in recent years, but it is somewhat discouraging ...

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  22. 6 Reasons to Be Confident/Worried As Sacramento Kings Begin NBA Season

    Expectations for the Sacramento Kings are finally starting to become more positive. After missing the playoffs for years, fans are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel...

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  23. Full 2012-13 Sacramento Kings Preview and Predictions

    After missing the postseason for six consecutive years, the Sacramento Kings look to finally be on the right track...

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  24. Handing out the 2012 NBA Preseason Awards

    Who says the preseason doesn't matter? Sure, maybe the games don't actually count in the standings, but the preseason is absolutely important...

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  25. One Reason Fans of Every NBA Team Can Be Optimistic in 2012-13

    The start of a new season means every team is equal; every team is 0-0. As Kevin Garnett famously said , "Anything is possible!" That in itself is reason for optimism for fans of any organization...

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